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The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, August 28, 1964

Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Sound | 1964

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  •  Barry Goldwater, August 28, 1964 - Footage of Barry Goldwater, the 1964 Republican Party nominee for President, arriving in Houston and speaking to the gathered crowd. 
  •  School Integration (McFarland & Stearnes), August 28, 1964 - Footage of young African-American students at San Jacinto High School, followed by acting Superintendent of the Houston Independent School District, Dr. John W. McFarland, discussing HISD's plans for the desegregation of its elementary and secondary schools.  
  •  Robert Welch Wanted, August, 1964 - Silent footage of Robert W. Welch, Jr., businessman, political activist, and co-founder of the John Birch Society. 
  •  Ambulance Service, Undated - Interview with an unnamed man about operational improvements to ambulance services in the Houston area.  
  •  Stearnes, August 28, 1964 - Political activist Eldrewey Stearns responds to Dr. McFarlands's comments about the desegregation of Houston schools. 
 
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This film reel from KHOU-TV Channel 11 in Houston contains a series of short news segments that would have aired as highlights to news stories. Many are silent and would have been voiced over by the anchorperson. The titles for each segment are the originals created by KHOU-TV. The clips on this reel all date from August, 1964.
The digital preservation of this collection was made possible by a grant to the Texas Archive of the Moving Image and the Houston Public Library from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
 
Many more films from the KHOU-TV Collection are available on the Houston Public Library Houston Area Digital Archives website.